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Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
of kentucky testified before congress recently about how her brother sean was killed in a metal dust fire at an aluminum wheel plant in 2003. she told us how he was left lying on a smoldering floor after the explosion while aluminum dust burned through his flesh and muscle tish aye and each breath -- tissue and each breath causes internal organs to be burned even more. sean wasn't the first to die at work this way and he hasn't been the last. it has been more that -- than five years since the imperial sugar explosion in georgia, an explosion that killed 14 workers. it caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage because an unchecked accumulation of sugar dust ignited and caused a chain of explosions leveling the plant. these workplace explosions have not stopped. there have been 49 major combustible dust fires or explosions that have killed 18 and injured 131 workers since imperial sugar. more recently, five workers were killed in three separate events at a factory north of nashville because an iron powder processing plant failed to obey repeated dust hazards. each of the five left be
Aug 7, 2013 5:00pm EDT
, and how the president i am not aware if you know this, but the president did not invite the mother, sean that smith's mother to receive his medal because she spoke out against him. they are telling her she is not immediate family. how dare him? that is the most terrible thing i have ever heard of any president. he is the world's worst. think you. guest: i am not aware of that. i am sorry i cannot speak to that. soft targets versus hard targets, what is the difference? guest: the analogy would be a match in an embassy that is extremely well-guarded typically verses of conflict, which is usually smaller and in a more pro -- remote part of the country. imagine a police station or military base verses a school or hospital. those facilities all have a great facility. part of the problem when we put facilities abroad, no matter how fortified they are, there is an asymmetric red for the host government ultimately has to be responsible for protecting those installations. as we saw and the hostage crisis in the 1970's, no matter how many marines you have guarding an embassy, at some point they wi
Aug 8, 2013 10:00am EDT
of the country. other questions yo? >> thank you for putting on this panel. my name is sean. my most relevant affiliation if i attended a very small public school in illinois, graduate class of 1998. i wanted to ask you about are their constituency that are affected in the wake of consolidation? i went to a school that had been consolidated in the past and looking for the potential of being consolidated again. it seems to me that anecdote of glee when a town loses their school, that you seek lots of loss and community identity and vitality. you see the community's age, people tend to move where the schools and up. easy businesses dry up and property values drop. at least it is conceivable that efficiency the cost for students, you see losses in that community's economy and their kind of identity because a lot of these small towns, the school is what kind of brings the town together. so i was wondering if the panel had any thoughts about that. i know that small, rural districts where the focus of the report, but it has been brought up. >> that was one of your main points. >> i absolutely agree
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